It looked as though the San Diego Padres were zeroing on former Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer. But now, it looks like he could be indeed headed for California, but not San Diego.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are reported to be making progress on a deal for His services:
BREAKING: The Los Angeles Dodgers are making significant progress on a deal that would send them star right-hander Max Scherzer and star shortstop Trea Turner from the Washington Nationals for a prospect-laden return, sources tell ESPN.Featured Videos
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) July 30, 2021
It looks like the defending champions have no intentions of losing their title!